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mark wheeler w #67843
Nov 05, 2008 10:06 PM

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i need serious help with my essay. Mice and Men

My essay is worth 100 pts and will help me with my grade alot. I have a F. So please help me.

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coco s #17435
Nov 08, 2008 2:37 PM

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What is your essay supposed to be about?
 

mark wheeler w #67843
Nov 16, 2008 9:54 PM

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its a essay about the killing of candys old dog and lennies death. I have to include similarities and differences between the two deaths I have to discuss the signifacance of the killing, also i have to include the concept of old age and worth,and the foreshadowing of lennies death. Hurry up its due tuesday the 18th.

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charles s #54728
Nov 18, 2008 3:18 PM

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Mark, you shout for others to hurry, but you were in no hurry to check back here for answers.

The dog's death foreshadows Lennie's.  Both were "no good to hisself" and kept around only because their dearest friend loved them.  Both were disposable also--the dog is old and weak, and Lennie is mentally weak.  The novel is full of cruelty to the weak--the smaller puppies, Curley's wife, Candy.

The difference between the two deaths is that the dog is shot by someone who hates him, while Lennie is shot by his best friend.  After seeing what the loss of the dog did to Candy, George determines not to repeat the experience.  He makes sure that Lennie's last moments are happy ones.
 

siobhan k #78887
Feb 04, 2009 3:41 PM

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i need help with my mock exams!!
dere 2mrw!!ders gna b a question n of mice and men but if anyone has already taken der mock s cud u plz tel me d question dey ask n omam!!!!

thnx!!!!rsvp
 

charles s #54728
Feb 24, 2009 8:21 AM

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siobhan, you have a keyboard. Use it. This is not a text message.

If you write this way on your exam, you are sure to flunk.
 

liam f #83927
Mar 11, 2009 10:58 PM

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yo, whns yo prjct due..

i hve da same esay qustin... i gt 96%... A+
 

sam j #83925
Mar 12, 2009 12:32 PM

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I gt 96 as wll mn, wy 2 go. U wll flnk
 

liam f #83927
Mar 12, 2009 12:33 PM

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sam j... is in my class.. he got 69 % not 96..
 

sam j #83925
Mar 12, 2009 12:36 PM

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This is Ryan R, not Jerez.
 

tom m #104069
Sep 15, 2009 6:30 AM

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It's funny cos I used to write on forums using silly abbreviations for everything untill I realised how stupid it makes you look if you older than 13. Reminds me of 30 y/o guys with stupid mullets and bleached fringes.

I like this book because it shows how American society was always meant to be. Survival of the fittest. Those who are weak and don't fit in/bad people are eliminated and as a result the human race becomes stronger. Natural selection fuels evolution. Would the world really be a better place if Lennie and Curley's wife lived long enough to reproduce (not with each other - but with anyone). Get rid of them I say and MOVE ON! And that smelly old dog. He had a good innings, right?
 

james m #104215
Sep 16, 2009 9:19 AM

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What r u on Tom? U sound like Brucie from GTA4. Take it easy with the horse juice and try to understand we don't live in caves anymore and we don't have to put down the weak down like lame animals. Back me up someone please! Where's the justice in Lennie dying? Like Slim said, he wasn't "a mean guy." To dump him in with Curley's wife is just wrong!
 

paul t #104321
Sep 17, 2009 9:30 AM

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Hold up on Curley's wife a minute. U r all clearly boys in here who don't understand or even care about what it must be like for her. I feel sorry for both Lennie and Curley's wife. If u want justice, Curley's the one who should have been shot at the end.
 

jayne m #104389
Sep 18, 2009 3:25 AM

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Someone get rid of Liu. Waste of space.
 

lionel r #104405
Sep 18, 2009 5:44 AM

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james, good point i'd say. There was no justice what so ever in Lennie's death. He had a mental disability. His fault...I think not! Curley too mind Paul! Curley was at fault, but he cannot be held at total fault for Lennie's death surely. In the end, wouldn;t you protect your loved one, no matter who killed them?
 

dj i #104425
Sep 18, 2009 6:10 AM

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i assume you have read the book, maybe you should ask for help of a teacher/tutor/friend/family or related associate.
 

dj i #104425
Sep 18, 2009 6:12 AM

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i assume you have read the book, maybe you should ask for help of a teacher/tutor/friend/family or related associate.
 

bernadene l #104759
Sep 21, 2009 2:35 AM

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hi there
I NEED HELP WITH MY ESSAY ON THE THEME OF LIFE AND DEATH.CAN SOME1 BE ANGEL SENT FROM HEAVEN AND HELP ME WITH AN ARGUMENTATIVE ESSAY.PLEAZ
 

coco s #17435
Sep 21, 2009 4:50 PM

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Argue that Lennie's death is better than any life he could live now that he has killed Curley's wife. In choosing death for Lennie, George has done him a favor. Had he lived, he would be institutionalized (i.e. in a cage) or jailed (another cage). Otherwise, Curley would kill him out of hate. George relieves him of all his possible future pain.
 

kirsty h #105083
Sep 23, 2009 12:39 PM

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i need help with my essay pleasee can someone help me i need help badly :(
 

april b #152849
Oct 15, 2010 9:47 AM

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i have no idea how to write an essay someone help meee...i have to graduate
 

christina t #154885
Oct 28, 2010 8:34 PM

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Can someone please help me, i have an essay due tomorrow for of mice and men.

Here's the prompt: In a well-organized, 4 paragraph essay, compare two characters from the novel of mice and men who share character traits.You can analyze any two of the following characters: George, Lennie, Slim, Candy, Candy's dog, Carlson, Crooks, Curley, or Curley's Wife.

Please i have know idea what to do
 

christina t #154885
Oct 28, 2010 10:01 PM

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plese help me!
 

parin p #230315
Feb 13, 2012 4:48 PM

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Symbol: George and Lennie's farm. In my opinion, this symbol is the most important to me because basically the whole book revolves around this symbol. Their dream is to one day own a ranch.

Page 1

Their "American Dream", in my opinion, is the most important symbol. This is the most important because the story revolves around this. George and Lennie have to run away and they find new jobs on a ranch. George and Lennie dream to be able to own a place of their own and be their own bosses.

Of Mice and Men is told in the point of view of a third person omniscient narrator. The type of person who would narrate a story like this would be someone who lives and works on the ranch. They would have to know everyone and what is going on throughout the story.

Pages 3-4

George- The most revealing scene for George is when he shoots Lennie. I mean, I know he had a reason to shoot him. But, that was still not okay, to me, to shoot him. Lennie was George's best friend.

Lennie- The most revealing scene for Lennie was definitely when he accidentally kills Curley's wife. In the barn, even if he tries to resist her hair, he touches her anyways. She starts to scream and then instantly in the matter of a few seconds, he breaks her neck. He kills her.

Curley- The most revealing scene for Curley was when him and Lennie got into a fight. He knew that Lennie was a little mentally challenged and would not fight him back. He intimidated Lennie to make him feel bad. But in the end, he got his fist crushed by Lennie anyways.

Slim-The most revealing scene for Slim was when he gave Lennie a puppy. He was actually being kind to Lennie. He also looked very generous to me, because he didn't tell anyone about Lennie having the puppy.

Crooks- The most revealing scene for Crooks was when Lennie goes into his bed. He seemed very nice and friendly about it. He can be a nice guy if people got to know him.

Candy- The most revealing scene for Candy was when Carlson told him about his dog. Candy didn't want to kill his dog. But when he heard the shot killing the dog, he wished he had done it himself, instead of someone else having to do it.

Curley's wife- The most revealing scene for Curley's wife was when she was in the barn with Lennie. She starts talking to him. Lennie wants to touch her soft hair and she lets him. Eventually, she wants him to stop. He doesn't and she starts yelling. Lennie doesn't know what to do so he tries to get her to stop by covering her mouth. He breaks her neck, killing her.


Page 6

Friendship- George & Lennie

Death- Curley's wife's death & Lennie's death

Unfulfilled Dreams- George & Lennie's dream to own their own Ranch

Strength vs. Weakness- Lennie's weakness of touching soft things.

Man's Cruelty to Man- Everyone else not liking Crooks because he was black.

Pages 7-8

In the book "Of Mice and Men", I have learned quite a few things. But out of all of the things, I have picked out three. They are friendship, messing up, and dreams. These three things are the most important to me.

First of all, friendship is the number one thing in my life. Friendship is shown between George and Lennie. They have a strong friendship. George took care of Lennie like his own brother. In the end, George ended up killing Lennie. He did this because he didn't want anyone else killing him in a violent manner.

The next things I have learned are messing up and having a dream. At first, Lennie messed up by touching the girl's dress. So, both of them had to flee. By dreams, I am talking about how both George and Lennie have a dream about owning their own ranch. Another person who had a dream was Curley's wife. Her dream was to become an actress in Hollywood. I've learned that not always do your dreams come true.
 

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Mar 27, 2013 9:17 PM

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